What does it mean to be a scientist or scholar? “Growing up in Academia” is a conversation series with academics at different stages of their careers focusing on the sometimes short, sometimes long and winding roads behind the “official CV”. On Monday, November 29, 2021, 6 p.m. Growing Up in Academia features Ida Momennejad, senior Reinforcement Learning researcher at Microsoft Research NYC. Hosted and presented by Lucia Melloni, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics.